Thursday, February 13, 2014

Avery Elle ~ Happy Spring

How ironic is it that as I write this blog post for my Happy Spring card, about 8 inches of snow is falling on our area?  Well, at least I can think Spring even though Mother Nature is not cooperating;)  Today, I'm sharing a card I made with the new Avery Elle Happy Spring set!  This set has such a lovely vintage feel to it.  Reminds of Beatrix Potter:)  

I decided to do a traditional Easter basket card.  But you may say, "JJ, this set has no basket!" and you would be right!  The bottom of the basket is actually the cupcake liner stamp from the set Cupcakes.  The wreath stamp from Happy Spring is the perfect size for the handle.  Using masks, I put together a complete Easter basket with yummy-colored eggs (in this case Mimosa, Aquamarine, Raspberry, and Orchid).  


To create the lattice background, I used the border vine stamp in Celery and Lemon Grass.  The basket is stamped on a panel that I die cut with our Pinked dies.  Love the classic look!



Thanks for stopping in!  Be sure to click over to Heather's blog to see the adorable card she has to share today!   

Mahalo and Aloha,
jj

7 comments:

  1. WOW!! What an amazing card. Love how you used these stamps, JJ!

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  2. So clever, JJ. I didn't know I owned a basket. LOL.

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  3. Love the grid you created on the background, what a great idea!

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  4. This is so sweet! Brilliant to use the cupcake bottom for the Easter basket! Love this. This is a wonderful stamp set. Bev

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  5. How clever you are to use your cupcake die on this card! I really love how you created your background, too...stay warm, JJ!

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  6. Just love this adorable Easter card. Love everything about it.

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  7. Brilliant as always - great way to multi purpose your stamps to fit your every need! You're so creative!

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